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Oral history interview with Aleksandr Belfor

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.49 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0049

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    Oral history interview with Aleksandr Belfor


    Interview Summary
    Aleksandr Belfor, born September 18, 1923, describes his childhood in Kishinev, Ukraine (now Chisinău Moldova); the onset of the war and his family's escape from the approaching Nazi forces to Alma-Ata, Khazakstan, where Mr.Belfor lived and studied medicine until he was inducted into the Soviet Army; the stories he heard about the tragic fate of many family members during the Holocaust, including the sexual assault of one aunt; being arrested and imprisoned after the end of the war; his life in the Soviet Union and the antisemitism he encountered there; and his immigration to the United States in 1983.
    Mr. Aleksandr Belfor
    interview:  1992 May 06
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties

    Physical Details

    1 videocassette (SVHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Belfor, Aleksandr, 1923-

    Administrative Notes

    The Bay Area Holocaust Oral History Project conducted the interview with Aleksandr Belfor on May 6, 1992. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum received the tape of the interview from the Bay Area Holocaust Oral History Project in December 1999.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this oral history interview has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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